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Josiah Tattnall, Sr.

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Birthplace: Bonaventure, the family homestead, three miles from, Savannah, Georgia, USA
Death: Died in Nassau, British West Indies, New Providence, (nowThe Bahamas)
Place of Burial: Thunderbolt, Chatham County, Georgia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Josiah Tattnall and Mary Tattnall
Husband of Harriette Tattnall
Father of Captain Josiah Tattnall, Jr. (USN/CSA) and Edward Fenwick Tattnall

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About Josiah Tattnall, Sr., Governor, U.S. Senator

http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=T000052

TATTNALL, Josiah, a Senator from Georgia; born at Bonaventure, near Savannah, Ga., in 1762; completed preparatory studies; went with his father to England at the outbreak of the Revolutionary War and attended Eaton College; ran away from England and enlisted in the Continental Army in 1782; colonel of a regiment of Georgia State troops in 1793 for protection against the Indians and was promoted to brigadier general in 1801; member, State house of representatives 1795-1796; elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of James Jackson and served from February 20, 1796, to March 3, 1799; Governor of Georgia 1801-1802; died in Nassau, New Providence, British West Indies, June 6, 1803; interment in Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Ga.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josiah_Tattnall_(Senator)

Josiah Tattnall, Sr. (1762 – June 6, 1803) was an American planter, soldier and politician from Savannah, Georgia. He represented Georgia in the U.S. Senate from 1796 to 1799 and was the 25th Governor of Georgia in 1801 and 1802.

Tattnall County, Georgia is named after him.

His son, Josiah Tattnall, Jr., served as a captain in both the U.S. Navy and the Confederate Navy.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7958532

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Josiah Tattnall, Sr., Governor, U.S. Senator's Timeline

1762
1762
Savannah, Georgia, USA
1788
June 3, 1788
Age 26
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, United States
1795
June 14, 1795
Age 33
Bonaventure, the family homestead, three miles from, Savannah, Georgia, USA
1803
June 6, 1803
Age 41
Nassau, British West Indies, New Providence, (nowThe Bahamas)
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Thunderbolt, Chatham County, Georgia, United States